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 I have always been a walker. Now that I have a high energy dog there is no excuse for not getting out there. And the weather is not an interfering factor here. Early morning and early evening are our preferred times so even when it gets hot we should be okay.

We can get quite a long walk going around the neighborhood, greeting neighbors out working in their yards or walking their own dogs. But the landscape changes quickly just beyond the confines of the housing developments.

It could be described as natural Florida or as sites of future housing developments. I do prefer the first option. And I really enjoy being out in natural areas so I often opt to head to a nature setting.

I would have liked to put a picture here.

Unfortunately my iPhone has made a unilateral decision.

It will no longer be sending my photos to my computer.


I have no idea.

However, we may be walking along happily enough -- me listening to the birds or trying to identify wildflowers and other plants while Levi proudly carries a stick or accesses the canine social media opportunities -- when all of a sudden he comes to an abrupt halt, whines, and gives me a look.  The look clearly says, "GO BACK!"

I have no idea what he sees, hears, or mostly smells, but I do figure he definitely knows something that I don't. We head back to civilization


  1. That's awesome! I have been awfully lazy and really need to get back to exercising more. I can see where having a canine companion could enhance your health.

  2. Oh, intriguing. Now I'm imagining what might be in the bushes.

  3. I am a little uncomfortable with how much smarter my phone is than I am . . . . But your walk sounds lovely. I am glad you have a protector!

  4. Nice doggie trying to warn you of something. Much better than Lassie. Linda in Kansas

  5. Haha. Nice to have a dog on the alert for trouble.

  6. Smart dog. My dog was scared of flapping flags for heavens sake. :-)

  7. Clever dog? Or like ours as she aged, she didn't want to go further, but home to snuggle in her bed.

    1. 15 months old and would walk all day if only I could as well!

  8. I send emails of my photos to myself, so I can get them on the computer. Or add them to Google photos.


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